DSC Women in Tech Conference

Join us for full day event featuring various women in tech providing their experience in their fields, students sharing insight to getting a tech internship, workshops to learn a new skills and a competition to win exciting swag and cash prizes! All majors, backgrounds and years are invited to attend and it is completely FREE!

Mar 20, 2021, 3:00 PM – Mar 22, 2021, 1:00 AM

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About this event

Join us for full day event featuring various women in tech providing their experience in their fields, students sharing insight to getting a tech internship, workshops to learn a new skills and a competition to win exciting swag and cash prizes! The aim of this event is to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and empower the future generation of women! 

All majors, backgrounds and years are invited to attend and it is completely FREE!

We're excited to have you a part and make sure to RSVP above so you don't miss this exciting opportunity!

Make sure to add this to your calendar after registering so you can add it to your schedule!


🌟 What you'll gain:

  • Meaningful connections with leaders, changemakers and problem solvers in various careers in technology
  • Insight and advice when pursuing a career in tech
  • New technical and development skills to further your tech careers
  • Chance to win various prizes through the competition


📢 What to expect:

Speaker Talks: 30 minute talks with leaders in various careers in technology. They are here to share their insight and advice in pursuing a career in technology and growing as a leader

Panel Session: Open QnA and discussion where you can learn and hear about the experience in various tech opportunities for students

Workshops: Learn a new technical skill through various DSC Chapters globally and connect with other student developers in the community! This is a chance to learn all about Google developer technologies!

Tech Challenge: Apply and practice your development and design skills to solve a weekend challenge with others. This is a chance to win some exciting prizes from Google and you gain another project to add to your portfolios!


📍 Where: Virtual

We will be hosting our live event online through Zoom. Come back to the event page the day/time of the event and you will be able to join the event. The speakers, facilitators and panelists will be using their camera and mics, and you are welcomed to join us. Of course, we will understand if you prefer to keep your video or mic (or both) off and just participate in the live chat. 


❓ Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Is this event free? YES!
  • Who can join? Any student in any major, year or background can be a part!
  • How do I register? If you are not logged in, click the "Log In" button above. Create an account and tickets will be available to view and register.
  • How do I join the Tech Challenge? When registering, you'll be able to indicate "yes" or "no" in signing up for the Coding Competition and join our Discord Server below to stay in communication with everything around the challenge
  • Do I need coding experience to participate? Nope! We want to create an event where ALL students can participate no matter what skill level you are at. Throughout the event we'll be hosting workshops where students can learn a new technical skill which can later be applied in the challenge.


💬Submit a question

Want to submit an anonymous question to any of the talks happening at the conference? Submit them here: https://forms.gle/LHHbeTxLMzac7y6FA


👋 Connect with others!

In the meantime, come join us in our Discord Server and check in under the ⭐Women in Tech Conference⭐ Category: https://bit.ly/dscutsg


About "Become a featured attendee"

Once you RSVP you will be prompted with a screen inviting you to "Become a featured attendee". You do NOT need to submit this form in order to attend the event. This is some special Bevy functionality and can be safely ignored.

When

When

March 20 – 22, 2021
3:00 PM – 1:00 AM UTC

Agenda

3:00 PMOpening Remarks
3:30 PMNot All Software Engineers are Good at Math: Breaking Into & Finding Your Place in the Tech Industry
4:00 PMInspiring females to pursue a STEM career: “She believed she could …. So she did”
4:30 PMThe Secret of Landing a Job
5:00 PMBreaking Into The Gaming and Tech Industries (as a Womxn)
5:30 PMChoose your own adventure in tech: my path to Web Advocacy
6:00 PMStudent Tech Internship Panel
7:00 PMGetting into a tech career from a non-technical background
7:30 PMThe Power of Personal Brand for Students
8:00 PMWorkshop: Intro to UX Prototyping
9:00 PMOwning your Narrative
9:30 PMWhen Science, Math, and Creativity Collide in Tech
10:00 PMNavigating the World of Cybersecurity, College, & Content Creation
10:30 PMThe Power of Entrepreneurship & Innovation
11:00 PMClosing Remarks

Speakers

  • Stephanie Neusi

    CEO at Max Up

  • Lena Elizabeth

    Software Engineer and Youtube Content Creator

  • Julie Quintero

    Incoming Machine Learning Engineer at Square

  • Bohdana Tyshchenko

    UX/UI Designer at Weavik Inc

  • Nathalia Silva

    Women Techmakers Ambassador

  • Nouha Dziri

    Ph.D Student and Research Intern at Google AI and Microsoft Research

  • Aditi Jain

    GDSC UT Dallas Founder

  • Eraina Ferguson

    Founder, TEDx Speaker and UX Designer

  • Marina Ivanovic

    Head of Recruitment at Kolibri Games (Ubisoft Mobile)

  • Laura Morinigo

    Developer Advocate at Samsung Internet and Google Developer Expert

  • Aadhya Bhatt

    Technology Specialist at Bell and Women Techmakers Ambassador

  • Stephany Lopez

    Incoming Product Intern at Adobe

  • Param Gandhi

    Software Engineering Co-op at DataChat

  • Megan Landau

    Software Engineer at Disney

  • Kierra Page

    Software Engineer Intern at Boeing Space and Youtube Content Creator

  • Erica Hanson

    Google

    Developer Relation Senior Program Manager

  • Stephanie Wong

    Google

    Head of Developer Engagement, Google Cloud

  • Audrey Pe

    Founder and Executive Director of WiTech (Youth for Women in Technology Incorporated)

Partners

Google Developers logo

Google Developers

University of Toronto logo

University of Toronto

Student Initiative Fund (SIF) logo

Student Initiative Fund (SIF)

Developer Student Club - University of Toronto Mississauga logo

Developer Student Club - University of Toronto Mississauga

Google WomenTechmakers logo

Google WomenTechmakers

Organizer

  • Aurora Zhang

    GDSC Lead

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